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What is gender bias? What is gender socialization? How can language teachers promote gender equality in language classes?

Lesson Plans

Gender Equality

Stereotypes in Daily Lives_Gender Lesson Plan Revised

Hi Everyone, Here is my revised lesson plan on gender. Please choose to “open with a Google Docs” to edit...

Telling Herstory: A Lesson Plan

Hi everyone! Please click the link below to view my lesson plan on gender. Lesson Plan_HerStory Then the following link...

Reflective Posts

Gender Equality

Short Book Reflection: We Should All Be Feminists

I read We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. In this short essay, Adichie eloquently illuminates how gender...

Short book reflection: Disability and world language learning

The book that I read was “Disability and world language learning: Inclusive teaching for diverse learners” by Sally S. Scott...

Reflection: Pythagoras’ Trousers: God, Physics, and the Gender Wars, by Margaret Wertheim

Wertheim, M. (1995). Pythagoras’ trousers: God, physics, and the gender wars. London, UK: W.W. Norton & Company Pythagoras’ Trousers: God, Physics, and the Gender Wars, by Margaret Wertheim, outlines the history of women in physics, showing how its origins in and long relationship with religion in the Western World have intentionally and unintentionally kept women …

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Men Explain Things to Me: Rebecca Solnit

Overview My journey with Rebecca Solnit’s book Men Explain Things to Me started a couple of weeks ago, and I had...

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Classroom Materials

Gender Equality

The Making of ‘Made-in-China Feminism’

This article examines feminism in contemporary China (C-Fem), how it developed, and especially how it is impacted by the social-political...

Addressing Gender and Diversity in Textbooks

I looked at the English language textbook Keynote Intermediate through a social justice lens for gender and diversity. The textbook...

Current Events

Gender Equality

Gender, Race, & Voting

The photo above was taken from this NY Times page that shows the 2020 exit polls. While I know the...

Two Women Win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Jennifer A. Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California at Berkeley, and Emmanuelle Charpentier, a French microbiologist, two women,...

The women fighting sexual abuse in the factories where your jeans are made

This podcast reports on a story which broke last year about widespread sexual violence against women in garment factories in...

The Oscars’ new diversity rules are all well and good, but will they make any difference?

This article published in The Guardian discusses the new Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which selects the winners of...

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Multimedia Resources

Gender Equality

WNBA superstar Sue Bird: ‘Women’s soccer players generally are cute little White girls’

In this interview (~ 4:30) with Sue Bird, who recently won her fourth Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) championship to...

Podcast: The Feminist Present

An interesting podcast. It is not only about feminism (/gender), but also involves intersectionality with race, etc. This podcast interviews...

The urgency of intersectionality

In this TED talk, “Kimberlé Crenshaw uses the term “intersectionality” to describe this phenomenon; as she says, if you’re standing...

Race, Sex, and Gender in the Chinese Language Classroom

This article summarizes the takeaways from a presentation at the 2019 National Chinese Language Conference on how to teach race,...

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